How Smart Investors Look at United Parcel Service (UPS).

Large-cap Industrials company United Parcel Service has moved -1.1% so far today on a volume of 3,206,341, compared to its average of 3,352,183. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -0.0%.

United Parcel Service trades -17.18% away from its average analyst target price of $185.69 per share. The 26 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $100.0 to $230.0, and on average have given United Parcel Service a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in UPS, you'll want to know the following:

  • United Parcel Service's current price is 87.8% above its Graham number of $81.88, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • United Parcel Service has moved -5.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 18.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 11.53, United Parcel Service has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.3 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • UPS has a forward P/E ratio of 14.6 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $10.52 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -9.14 — a number near or below 1 signifying that United Parcel Service is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 6.57 compared to its sector average of 3.78

  • United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation and delivery, distribution, contract logistics, ocean freight, airfreight, customs brokerage, and insurance services.

  • Based in Atlanta, the company has 273,400 full time employees and a market cap of $131.4 Billion. United Parcel Service currently returns an annual dividend yield of 4.0%.

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